EU Hands the Ball Back to Turkey

The outcome of Turkey’s 16 April constitutional referendum ushers in the most radical transformation of the country since Mustafa Kemal Atatürk founded the Republic in 1923.  It consolidated and extended the powers that Turkish President, Recep Tayyip Erdogan had already de facto acquired. On 2 May Erdogan returned to the ruling Justice and Development Party […]

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Should We Rethink Political Representation in Europe to Make Solidarity a Meaningful Word Again? The Case of the French Presidential Election

The 2017 French Presidential election clearly demonstrates the problems and the paradoxes that are common to most European countries, and that shape the current state of affairs in Europe in general. For sure, this year’s campaign has been characterised by a disruption of the system of political parties that has ruled France in the last […]

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